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ABC
Oct 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
into an argument receipt outside the regal movie theater and used a knife to slice dominic miller right across the stomach. >> the gentleman who was cut retreated to a car that was occupied by a friend, told the friend to drive him to the hospital. the friend couldn't locate the hospital, pulled into a business and called 911 from there. >> fisher faces charges of first and second degree assault and over thed $25,000 bail. >>> tonight police are on the lookout for a man who raped a 13-year-old girl in an abandoned row home in the 800 block of north caroline street in east baltimore. that's where jeff hager picks up the story. >> reporter: as police combed this east baltimore area for a suspect in the rape, neighbors question why it provided easy access for the young girl's attack tore force her inside. police say the 13-year-old was walking down the sidewalk when the man confronted her and led her into the recesses of the empty home where they assaulted her. they have released this scatch, a black male -- sketch, 45 to 50 with a mustache and dark clothing, 5'3" and weighs about 180-pounds. >>
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm EDT
involved shooting. police are telling us the victim died. the shooting took place at st. victor in patapsco. the suspect was inside a home. police told him to drop the gun. when he didn't, police shot him. >>> if you're watching us in arbutus, you bet are lock your car. police are working on 19 stolen vehicles within the last month. police say the vehicles are all dodges, chryslers and jeeps with model years between 1994 and 2006. police say all the vehicles have been abandoned, damaged or crashed before owners report them stolen the following morning. police are asking if anyone knows anything to call 443-506-5749 or call metro crime stoppers at 8667 lockup or metro crime stoppers.org. make sure doors are looked, windows are closed. make sure you don't have valuables inside and trito park your vehicle as close to your home as possible. >> the smell of gas prompted mta to shut down. they weren't able to find natural gas. >>> the plans to put up a 175-foot lighted sign along i-95 as gotten strong opposition. some homeowners said the breath taking view of the bay would be diminished if they h
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
when she said our family has been shattered. the family i used to have isn't there anymore. prosecutors pointed out wagner had a long criminal history and was on probation for two prior crimes when he stabbed pit karen in the heart. >> they have to move on with their life. it is a tragedy. it is obviously tough to move on with your life after something like this. it is a long healing process like it is with any murder victim's family. >> wagner's attorney appealed to the court for understanding based on the convicted killer's upbringing claiming his father who was an alcoholic physically abused him as a child once knocking him out with a baseball bat. but any argument may have rung hollow when he stood up to address the judge and claimed he wasn't even there when pit karen was murdered. >> wagner received a life sentence for the felony murder and an extra 20 careers for conspiring to rob someone with a deadly weapon. >>> opening statements began today in the trial of walter bishop. he is accused of killing the owner of a hess gas station. hired bishop to kill him back in march. the tria
ABC
Oct 31, 2011 6:00pm EDT
candy. stay with us. abc2 news at 6:00 continues. we'll take you to the trick or treating fun along with more tips, all coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> some say it's baltimore's equivalent to cheers. during preakness week, the number of jockeys, trainers and others was countless. a fire has destroyed most of the landmark. the fire started around 4:30 this morning. by 5:00, fire crews were calling in for a second alarm. over 70 fighters couldn't get inside and had to fight the fire from the outside. most of the building was destroyed and considered a total loss. scores of people turned out. >> i can't tell you how many times i've been in the tavern. it's a staple in the community. i just wanted to stop by and take a look and see how much damage there was and to check on the firefighters. >> the owner has already started calling contractors to rebuild. the mt. washington tavern employs about 70 people. >>> now for latest on that weekend snowstorm that left about 11,000 without power. it was a rare october snowstorm. most of the outages are in washington. bge and delmarva report we
ABC
Oct 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
headaches. it is located at route 24 and route 924. that's where roosevelt leftwich joins us. is that right rosie? >> reporter: you never know. the problem we have. these are the folks coming in, this overpass, once they iron out a few difficulities and tweaks should move smoothly. thisser is anotorious for being jammed up at the rush hour time and a little while longer there will be problems as folks get used to the new traffic patterns. >> it's the best thing to happen to the commuters in the area since they built the off- ramp. the headache is almost gone. almost. but the confuse begins. >> i'm easily confused anyway. it doesn't take much for me. i was ready to get on 95 and trying to turn, and coming into here, i think i was trying to make a left and cut someone off. christie is not the only one. look at this. a lot of last minute lane changes folks had to adjust to patterns. there's a few things going on from bel-air to go to shopping stay right. straight over the bridge will take you on the edge wood. from the highway going north the old exit will take you to 924. 77 a is now the road
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
showers south and west of us, those will be on and off into our immediate baltimore area later on tonight. temperatures cool with all that rain out there. tomorrow a little warmer but still the chance for rain on and off throughout the day. >> i hope so. it'll come back. we can find the sun here at abc 2news.com where you can track the rain, storms and where that sun is going to pop up next. you can track the storms on the interactive radar along with update on the current forecast and also your seven day. don't forget you can click on the link to down load the weather app so you can have the same information there in the palm of your hand. >>> the late wet summer has driven up the price of hay and left it in short supply and tonight a mount eerie horse rescue is offering bales to horse owners to help them. what many. >> reporter: they specialize in saving some of the largest breeds but the rescue couldn't turn away mares the largest horse abuse seizure in maryland five months ago. now it's strapped. >> all the rescues are kind of functioning at capacity and can only help horses in imme
ABC
Oct 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of reason has shaken all of us. long time radio talk show host ron smith delivers the hardest news, it's about his own. >>> if was a vie lent weekend in dundalk, a stabbing on saturday night, a shooting on sunday. nobody killed but you have to be wondering what's going on. roosevelt leftwich has more. >> reporter: five people were injured, and one arrest after a violent weekend. on any given afternoon this area is packed with young men playing ball. sunday was no different. whether this was the game or something else that startedded it, a free for all fight broke out. the fight left the court and wound up at fleming and main about a block or so away. this man, who didn't want his name used said he was walking home when he said things just got crazy. >> a lot of shots rang out. crowded. at least 15, 20 people out there. >> reporter: when police arrived that crowd was just a handful of injured people. >> they found three adult male victims all in their early 20s to early 30s. our detectives are still investigates. >> reporter: witnesses say there were a lot of small children playing in t
ABC
Oct 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
's mismanagement. it's a classic case of not knowing what you are doing. now, they have to go back and hit us with a tax when they should have planned accordingly. >> some ledges lay tors agree. >> how can you justify raising tacks for infrastructure when you are spending the money the current money that you spend there to pay for other things other than transportation. >> reporter: some legislators see the need for a tax. >> we don't have enough money to build roads, renovate roads and build bridges for the needs of the growing population of the state of maryland and something is going to have to be done. >> long-term modifications should begin in the coming weeks and gas tax proposal is expected to be addressed in the regular session starting in january. in annapolis, i'm don harrison for abc "2 news." >>> the latest from annapolis on the third day of the general assembly -- the bill that passes is almost identical except for some smaller roar which the senate needs to pass so the governor can sign off on it. >>> taking a look at district one first. this is the new map now. it used to stop
ABC
Oct 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to not done so, log onto abc2news.com/facebook and like our fan page and leave us your comments on the tax hike proposal for cigarettes. >>> you know it's that time of year, staying inside and that can cause a lot of problem. >> we encourage them to use their own pens, their own notebooks and not to be sharing those types of thing. >> it seems kinds of extreme. but if you're trying to keep your kids from spreading germs in school, those are some of the ideas that we have for you. >>> and one raven is hoping he can help your kids to start thinking about being active. the move he's making to get kids to work out. >>> 68 is normal. so a little bit warmer than afternoon. how much and how long? that is the question when it come to the rain. and we have the answers right after this. >>> we have a health aletter. it turns out that texting while tracking your calories may help you lose weight. college students that use cell phones to monitor their calories and physical activity and got feedback lost more weight than those that didn't or just used social immediate ya. when dieters are -- media. whe
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
for cheering us up and now the needle has turned as he uses the mic as his medicine. all right we are going to come back to that story in just a moment. it'll be the yearly komen race for the cure to try to beat breast cancer. the fundraising event will happen in hunt valley and we are proud to be broadcasting live from the event. that will start at seven in the morning on sunday and you will still have time to register for the 5k at one and to register or donate head to abc 2news.com/think pink or log onto komenmd.org. >>> and make sure you join us friday tomorrow morning, we are teaming up with doctors for a call to breast health. doctors will be here to answer all of your questions, that will start tomorrow morning at ten. >> now, maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate. >> all right. dark out there. sunset getting earlier and earlier. 57 degrees, right now out of pwi and humidity moderate, things have dried out, winds gusty, gusting higher pressure finally on the rise. beautiful sky shot from behind the studios, mix of clouds and
ABC
Oct 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
their eyes open. >> you know what's right in your neighborhood. pick up the phone and call us. it might be that pivotal detail that you notice was out of sorts but this will be very important to us. >> reporter: like a detailed description or better yet a license plate, police trying to get to the bottom of what happened this morning before it can happen again. in abington, brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> the 14-year-old decide the right thing and he's safe because of it. harford has to hear from you. call at 410-612-1717. >>> give me liberty or a nice little turn lane. turning is always a challenge. construction has caused a traffic mess. abc2's roosevelt leftwich has more. >> reporter: the project is 65% complete. when it's done, it will mean a smoother ride. however, the bad news is until it's done this time next year, it's going to be tough going. traffic patterns have changed several times. construction has confused motorists. even more good news, the project is on time and on budget and has caused accidents and driver confusion. >> it's very important. a lot of folks may have seen wi
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to a neighbor's home. a woman who asked us to hide her identity. >> whoever broke in thought that somebody -- nobody has home. her legs were bleeding. she has really bad injuries. >> a month ago somebody tried to break-in to another home just across the street. the unidentified man and pregnant woman who lived there have since moved away. police are trying to determine if the same people were responsible for that incident. >>> here is the latest on yesterday's deadly crash following a police pursuit. police have identified the victim as 50-year-old brian mcnut. he was driving a pick up, he had apparently borrowed when they tried to pull him over. he refused to pull over and eventually lost control, striking a tree on route 100. police continued to investigate the crash. >>> the state health secretary said academic institutions are exploring the possibility of running a medical marijuana program? our state. two or maybe three institutions have now expressed interest, he was on hand at a meeting of a work group putting together a medical marijuana plan to present to the general assembly. it
ABC
Oct 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
a prank on us. after two years, this happened. that's like, kind of funny. >> reporter: there's nothing funny about it for the 37-year-old suspect. phillip weaver has appeared in district court where he is charged with nine separate charges. it could land him in jail for more than 130 years. in harford county, jeff hager, abc2. weaver is being held with bail set at a million dollars. we understand from the state's attorney he will refuse comment since the allegations are still under investigation. >>> baltimore city police and johns hopkins university investigating a sex assault on a student on north love grove street, blocks away from the campus. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more. >>> the woman was trying to go home from an eye vent on cam -- event on campus when she was attacked on north love grove street. the victim was walking pay loan down the alley when the man grabbed her and sexually assaulted her. the police are looking into surveillance video and working closely with clam pulse security. >> we work with them. we're inned greated with -- integrated with technology. we're co
ABC
Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
us and we are just trying to get clarification and get the extense to have a dialogue and try to get them to come down and talk to us in person. and see what we can do. >> reporter: we did get an e- mail late from the protest where they said they talked to the mayor's office and no action would be taken tonight. the city has made it very clear that they do want this tent city out of here and they wouldn't the number of protester that are staying overnight in the square to be gone. not to be gone but don't want the group staying in the square overnight to be limited not to a large group but to maybe two or more. two or fewer. we will have more coming up later. reporting live. >> the verdict is in and a judge has ruled and now the only thing left is the sentence for the locksmith who we have been tracking to years. joe horton was found guilty of theft and identity theft for signing a customer's name on a credit card slip without her consent. horton has provided locksmith services and tried to charge more than a thousand dollars but when the customer refused to pay he forged her name.
ABC
Oct 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
was coming from and where it was going to. >> since the case involves the u.s. mail system, law enforcement agencies may yet play a role in finding out where the mail came from, and whether an inmate played any role in the attempt to have it delivered. jeff hager, abc2 news. paramedics took the work tore the medical center where she was treated and released. >>> police are looking for an 11-year-old who was seen two weeks ago in montgomery county. his mother was found wednesday night dead. police arrested her estranged husband, lopez and charged him with her death. investigators are questioning him for any information that could lead them to william. >>> howard county police need your help to find a man who tried to rob a woman and her child at an atm. joce sterman has the story. >> reporter: out of a bank of america atm vestibule monday in columbia. the woman said she. >> her 4-year-old child were by themselves when a man approached them holding a weapon and demanded money. she saw a cab pull up outside and pointed at it telling the man is police were there. a man ended up leaving them in
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the cop told us. >> that was jeff hager reporting. anne arundel police arrested beatty and charged him with exposure. a certain for the school said he -- spokesperson for the school said he has been reassigned. >>> we have information to tell you about the murder of yeardley love. will we learn about her medical records becoming public. the ja -- attorney for george huguely believes that love died from ache -- taking a drug-- drug at ter roll. >>> the movement has set up a tent city between pratt and light streets. if the city's parks and -- the city has refused the group's request and said they have to get out of the area. they said the protests are peaceful. >> young people, especially, don't see much of a future and they're going to stand up and say we're going to build a better world. as you can see, i'm not a young one, but i totally support it. i support it for my grandchildren. i have four grandchildren here in baltimore. that's really the reason why i'm part of it. >> occupy baltimore said they will discuss it in their general assembly and suspect there will be a negotiation wi
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in frederick and 65 down in georgetown, cooler just east of us, skies clear just about everywhere. the rest of the even skies will remain clear. as we fall through the 60s a nice cool friday evening to cook kickoff what will be a picturesque long weekend, tomorrow upper 70s, we will talk about how warm things get here by that holiday on monday straight ahead rosy. >> with ever changing fall weather it may be hard to keep up if you want to be in the weather know, download our weather app to your iphone or ipad. with the app plan around storms and get hour by hour forecasts or the seven-day-forecast right in the palm of your little chubby hand. join the weather app crowd so you now when the put the jacket out of the close eliminate closet or put it on your back. find the free weather app link right there. >>> it is october, which means the leaves are falling and time to think about breast cancer awareness. >>> if you are looking for a way to support it register for the race, the event is held sunday, the 5k is at 8:00 a.m. buttons of activities start before that, including the survivors walk
ABC
Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
've done little or nothing to the people who use it. >> tonight at 11:00, explain where the social security numbers are exposed for anyone to see. and the families left to deal with the death after going through their own tragedies. meantime, working for you with a special web page. protect your id, put tips to help you protect yourself from identity theft. we have stories on what you should tread and more details on how your private information could land in a scammer's hands. joseph sterman. >> hippos are, are dressing up like high ennas. >>> and it's that time of year. the kids are, are coming home with school with lice in their hair. how do we deal with this problem? >>> rapid renux, owned by a high school graduate has no trouble today. we'll tell you why this win was historic. >> check it out. 63. 63 his normal. 62, your 2-degree guarantee. we have a winter for you. john hanson from columbia. congratulations to you. need it tonight and, again, saturday. we'll talk about some wild weather before halloween, coming up. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine a pnc cashbuilder visa credit card
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
yourself out. >>> no matter where you are driving, abc2 news wants to help you, like us on facebook to win free gas. giving away $250 worth of gas cards each week. go to abc2news.com face facebook to enter. >>> a abc2 news investigation, joe horton was sentenced in annapolis in a case of theft. joce sterman is here with details. >> this week horton was convicted for theft and id fraud after forging a signature of aer com. a judge told him that crime was worth two months behind bars. he was in hot water based on a lock smith job he did in 2010. a customer claimed he quoted her $250 to unlock her car. she says he bumped up the price to a thousand dollars. that's a tactic we heard from dozens of customers during a civil trial fought and won by the attorney general's office. when rolls refused to pay, he forged her signature on the credit card slip. horton was found guilty in the case and today a judge sentenced him to two years in jail with all but 60 days suspended. his attorney says he will appeal the decision, horton posted a $2500 appeal bond after court today, he won't have to serve time
ABC
Oct 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the day. wyatt everhart joins us now. >>> good news, there are two things. the tornado watch does go for now through 9:00 and it has been expanded to reach into north maryland and baltimore county. we're looking at some of the radar trends here. we saw some ements on the radar picture. this cluster of storm stz main one -- storms is the main one that we're watching is showing some signs of weakening. but the entire storm situated to the south of that line, a little less impressive now. the rest of this evening we'll keep the tornado watch till the weather service decides to change that 70s and thick fog for this evening's commute. >>> if you want to keep up with why the and the weather -- wyatt on the weather, go to abc2news.com and download the app. they move in our region and our neighborhood. you can track the storms on our interactive radar and get an update on the current forecast. and you can click on the link to download the weather app for your iphone or ipad so struck the same information right -- so you can have the same information right there in the palm of your hand. >>
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